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A Declaration of Independence - LEE COUNTY

Friends of Wilderness Road State Park   8051 Wilderness Rd, Ewing, Virginia 24248

Friends of Wilderness Road State Park

8051 Wilderness Rd, Ewing, Virginia 24248

News spreads across Virginia's frontier that on July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, approved a Declaration of Independence, severing the colonies' ties to the British Crown. Experience the news of liberty with the men and women at Martin's Station and discuss how the pending war will affect their lives. Special program presentations at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wilderness Road State Park staff and volunteers are dedicated to preserving and interpreting all cultures depicted during living history programming. Events at the park use costumed re-enactors and participatory programming which allows visitors to experience history.